Easy Ratatouille

This easy ratatouille recipe is sure to impress at the dinner table! Beautiful colours and aromatic flavours come together in this classic French dish. So much deliciousness and aesthetically pleasing!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, small dice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 jar (530 ml) Authentica Siciliana Sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 japanese eggplant
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow summer squash
  • 3 roma tomatoes
  • 1 cup parmesan, grated (optional)
  • Fresh oregano, to garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Slice the eggplant, zucchini, summer squash and tomatoes into thin coins (1/16 inch thick).
  3. In a large cast iron pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Saute onion until translucent, 4 minutes. Add yellow pepper, garlic, chili flakes, dried oregano and fennel seed and saute until fragrant, 5 minutes.
  4. Add Siciliana Sauce and water and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Either arrange vegetables in the cast iron, starting on the outside and working your way in a circle or move the sauce to a casserole dish and arrange the vegetables in that. Make sure to alternate between different vegetables for a beautiful aesthetic.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Wrap in foil and bake for 40 minutes. Optional: remove foil, top with parmesan and continue to bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Garnish with fresh oregano.